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RFID Journal covers RFID health care technologies and applications that allow hospitals to track assets, monitor patients, automate payments and increase profitability.

RFID Unbridles Pathogen Transmission Research

A University of Guelph research team is using active RFID to monitor contact between horses, as well as between the animals and humans, as they investigate technological solutions for preventing disease transmission.

Health Care Case Studies

Irish Hospital Tracks Precious Samples

St. James's Hospital is identifying the locations and movements of biopsy tissues extracted from surgical patients, thereby ensuring that no samples end up missing, and is also using RFID to track artwork.

Health Care Features

RFID Trends: What's Ahead in 2017, Part 1

Leading solution providers speak out on the business and technology issues that will impact adoption in the near future.

Health Care Editor's Notes

New RFID Journal Awards

We have revised the categories to better reflect the current trends in RFID deployments.

Health Care Expert Views

Combining E-paper and NFC RFID Technologies to Enhance Medical Asset Management and Tracking

The need for specialized scanners with wireless tag technology has resulted in far slower market uptake than was originally envisaged; there is a great deal of scope for e-paper to help make up the shortfall.

Health Care Best Practices

The Big Picture

Companies large and small must take a strategic approach to deploying RFID enterprisewide, so the technology can solve their current problems and sup­port their long-term goals.

Health Care How To Articles

How to Conduct a Successful Proof-of-Concept

This important test will help you determine how best to use RFID to solve your problems.

Health Care Videos

Health Care White Papers

  • Case Study: Tracking Medical Devices With RFID
    Published February 2017
    East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust (EKHUFT) implemented radio frequency identification technology to track medical assets at its three medical equipment libraries. The use of RFID has considerably reduced the amount of time clinical and engineering personnel spend searching for devices, while improving equipment utilization levels, increasing patient safety and helping to drive down the need for ad-hoc device hires. (4 pages)
  • Tracking Medical Devices: The Role of Active and Passive RFID as Part of an Effective Medical Device Management System
    Published February 2017
    Clinical and medical engineering teams across the United Kingdom and worldwide face a daily battle to locate equipment, while legal, regulatory and policy forces are driving the adoption of an effective medical device management system. RFID technology is highly effective in managing medical devices, providing a fast and accurate method of capturing asset data and automatically tracking devices' locations. This white paper, written by Ceri Anstee, provides an overview of the reasons driving and supporting the adoption of RFID technology, and explains how RFID works and can be applied in a health-care setting. (34 pages)
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